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NOV 2017

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www.securitysystemsnews.com Nov EM b ER 2017 SECURITY SYSTEMS NEWS news 8 Steve Van Till of Brivo to receive Hauhn Award the Security Industry Associa- tion's Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnership Award. It means a lot to me," Van Till told Secu- rity Systems News. "Involve- ment with SIA has been an important part of my career, and it's exciting to see how the organization has grown over the years. From Standards, to Board membership, and to my more recent involvement as a liai- son to the International Secu- rity Management Association (ISMA), it has all been very rewarding. I would recommend it to anyone." As SIA Standards Committee Chair, Van Till was instrumen- tal in identifying and bringing By Paul Ragusa SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) announced that it will present the Jay Hauhn Excel- lence in Partnerships Award to Brivo CEO Steve Van Till at SIA Honors Night on Nov. 15, 2017, at The Current at Chelsea Piers in New York City. The Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award is given each year to a SIA member who has shown commitment and fostered collaboration between the association and the security industry as well as has advo- cated for advancements in the industry. "I am very honored to receive Open Supervised Device Pro- tocol (OSDP) to SIA. He has served as an effective SIA volun- teer liaison to other stakehold- ers within the security indus- try, including integrators and security practitioners. Van Till has ensured that SIA Standards remain in step with the evolv- ing technology demands of the industry and has focused on real business requirements through actionable projects, bringing a new level of commitment to the industry. "I'm always eager to promote interoperability and to forge connections because I love my job and I love the security industry. Receiving the Hauhn Award for doing what I love is a true honor," said Van Till in the announcement. "Standards are only effective if everyone adopts them consistently, and I look forward to continuing to press the case for sensible solutions to real-world problems. Thanks to the Security Industry Associa- tion and my peers for continu- ing to give me a platform to do so." Van Till has been a key liai- son for SIA to the International Security Management Associa- tion (ISMA), which represents the senior security executive practitioners from Fortune 500 companies. On multiple occa- sions he has shared his exper- tise on the technology trends, and he was a key contributor to the SIA Technology Forecast prepared exclusively for ISMA members. Van Till has present- ed at SIA's signature executive event, Securing New Ground, in addition to ISC West and ISC East and has provided context to the 2016 release of the SIA Megatrends report, which was well received by members and end users. "When I think of effective communicators among security industry leaders, one of the first people I think of is Steve Van Till," SIA CEO Don Erickson said in the announcement. "His boundless energy and enthusi- asm, coupled with a deep exper- tise in the security industry and more specifically access control has served the industry well as he has forged partnerships around the world. The Security Industry Association looks for- ward to benefiting from his wis- dom for many years to come." Steve Van Till is president and CEO of Brivo, a SaaS company offering physical access control, video surveillance, and mobile c re d e n t i a l s f o r c o m m e rc i a l buildings. Van Till was a pio- neer in bringing cloud technol- ogy to security, starting with his Va N Till see page 9

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